Western donors cut aid to Uganda in response to anti-gay law

By Alex Whiting | Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:00 PM
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Several Western governments have announced cuts in aid to Uganda after President Yoweri Museveni signed a law imposing harsh penalties for homosexuality.

The law, signed on Monday, strengthens punishments for anyone caught having gay sex, including jail terms of up to life for gay sex with a minor or while HIV-positive. It criminalises lesbianism for the first ...

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